Lamborghini Miura

  • 'Disintegrating Miura' by Fabian Oefner

    Art comes in all shapes and forms, and today, many consider classic cars as their own kind of art. Yet, this actual piece of artwork depicts an exploding Lamborghini Miura, a stunning design in its own right, and it's mesmerizing. Lamborghini published a video describing how the artwork came to life on Wednesday. It's the work of artist Fabian Oefner who decided to begin documenting scale models of the Miura to create the piece of art. The photo depicts nearly every part and component that makes up the classic supercar, right down to the nuts and bolts. Oefner has done many pieces of art he...

  • 1972 Lamborghini Miura SV restored by Polo Storico
    The bull runs again: FIA president receives restored Lamborghini Miura SV

    Polo Storico has done it again. Lamborghini's internal restoration division presented its latest work at the classic car show Rétromobile in Paris, France last Wednesday: a 1972 Miura SV. The car has a pretty special owner, too: Jean Todt, current FIA president. Todt received his car on...

  • Lamborghini Miura SVR restored by Polo Storico
    Lamborghini Polo Storico restores one-of-one Miura SVR

    Lamborghini didn't build enough Miuras. Just 763 were produced between 1966 and 1972. Among these rare Italian beauties were a handful of even rarer examples. They have letters and words like SV, Jota, and SV/J attached to the ends of their names. There is one, however, that stands out among all...

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    Three young engineers created the Lamborghini Miura

    The Lamborghini Miura broke down numerous walls when it reached production in 1966. It was perhaps the first "supercar" by today's definition with a mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout. What's most shocking is the fact that a group of rather young engineers created the machine. A new video from...

  • Lamborghini Aventador SV Miura Green
    Miura-inspired Lamborghini Aventador SV makes us green with envy

    The Lamborghini Miura holds a place in the pantheon of all-time great supercars. Lamborghini paid homage to the Miura with an Aventador decked out in vintage cues two years ago, and the company is at it once again. Rather than a limited run of 50 cars like last time, though, this homage is a...

  • Lamborghini Miura concept
    Lamborghini CEO hints at modern Miura, 4-seat sports car

    The impending launch of the Urus SUV will see Lamborghini’s lineup expand to three distinct product lines. With the Urus, which goes on sale in 2018, starting at less than $200,000, Lamborghini is confident of hitting 3,500 sales annually. If achieved, it would bring the marque’s total...

  • A WInter's Tale sees a Lamborghini Miura adventuring through the snow

    It takes a lot for a video on the Internet to wow us these days. Today is one of those days, thanks to the creators of "A Winter's Tale." It's the story of a particular Lamborghini Miura and its owner who gets the fact that a car is meant to be driven. The tale is told by a grandfather to his grandson, but that grandfather happens to be Enzo Moruzzi. This man was responsible for decades of delivering Lamborghinis to VIP customers, including the Shah of Iran. Back in the day, the Shah decided to fit his Miura with snow tires so he could drive it throughout the year, even when it snowed. It's...

  • Rod Stewart-owned Lamborghini Miura
    Ex-Rod Stewart Lamborghini Miura heads to auction

    When you're rock and roll royalty, you get your chance to pick and choose what sort of vehicles wind up in your garage. Some go for luxury while others choose hyper speed. Decades ago there was a choice that landed you otherworldly styling and performance: the Lamborghini Miura. Rod Stewart...

  • Lamborghini Aventador Miura Homage
    Lamborghini presents Miura-inspired Aventador at 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

    Lamborghini rolled out a special version of its Aventador on the opening day of the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed in the United Kingdom. The car honors the iconic Miura which celebrates its 50th this year. The special edition model is based on the Aventador LP 700-4 but features colors and a few...

  • Lamborghini celebrates Miura's 50th anniversary with drive up St. Bernard Pass
    Lamborghini recreates "The Italian Job" scene with 2 Miuras

    To celebrate a major milestone, Lamborghini has taken two of its museum-quality Miuras to the section of Italian highway made famous by the opening of 1969's The Italian Job. The two Miuras came from the official Lamborghini museum located at the automaker's headquarters in Italy and were taken to...

  • Lamborghini Miura at 2016 Techno Classica
    Lamborghini shows off Miura 'body in white' for car's 50th

    Lamborghini's iconic Miura is in the midst of its 50th birthday celebration this year, and the automaker has a number of events planned to mark the anniversary. While the big unveiling occurred last month at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, Lamborghini is taking to the stand this weekend at...

  • 1971 Lamborghini Miura SV pre-production restored by Polo Storico
    Lamborghini's restoration division celebrates Miura's 50th birthday

    The iconic Lamborghini Miura supercar turns 50 this year. To celebrate, the Italian automaker's historical restoration division has unveiled a green Miura that looks like it could have just left the factory. On show this weekend at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance in Florida, the Miura SV, or...

  • Italian Job Lamborghini Miura

    In 1969, a film called The Italian Jobwas shown in theaters. If you're a fan of Italian sports cars, it had one of the greatest opening sequences in cinema history. That's because it featured a stunning Lamborghini Miura winding is way up a mountain pass. It's a beautiful car, beautifully shot, in a beautiful location. The scene does come to an abrupt end, however, as the car winds up destroyed due to a nefariously placed piece of heavy machinery. ALSO SEE: The Rock Can't Squeeze Into A LaFerrari Or GTA Spano Don't worry, though, as the filmmakers weren't daft enough to destroy an actual...

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    Per Valentino Balboni, the Miura is the greatest Lamborghini

    There's a rare gem heading to auction soon. It's a 1969 Lamborghini Miura, and it's set to be a featured part of the Keno Brothers auction in New York City. CHECK OUT: 2017 Acura NSX Coming With 573 HP, 0-60 MPH Time Of 3.0 Seconds Ahead of its date with potential new suitors, Road & Track got...

  • 1968 Lamborghini Miura Roadster 1968
    Lamborghini Bringing Rare Roadsters, Vintage Support To Techno Classica 2015

    Now in its 27th year, Essen's Techno-Classica attracts auto enthusiasts from around the globe, and for 2015, Sant'Agata is bringing some serious hardware to the party. It's interesting to note that prior to the Gallardo—of which over 14,000 were produced—vehicles bearing the Raging Bull...

  • Lamborghini Miura P400 SV on fire on a London street
    Lamborghini Miura SV Burns To The Ground In London

    The video above shows the sickening footage of an original Lamborghini Miura P400 SV going up in flames in the middle of a London street. The car had recently spent some time in a workshop and had only just been picked up before it caught on fire. The cause of the fire remains unknown, and sadly it...

  • The Lamborghini Muira gifted to Stamatis Kokotas by Aristotle Onasis - image: Classic Driver
    Rare 1969 Lamborghini Miura Fails To Meet Reserve Price At Auction

    Aristotle Onassis, the Greek shipping magnate, was the kind of man you wanted as a friend. One of the richest men in the world during the 1960s, Onassis wasn’t shy about spending money on those he cared for. Singer Stamatis Kokotas fell into that category, as Onassis was both a friend and a...

  • 1:24 scale gold sculpture of a Lamborghini Miura crafted by Swiss artist Dante Rubli
    Swiss Artist Reveals 24-Karat Gold Lamborghini Miura Sculpture

    Swiss artist Dante Rubli is adding a fourth sculpture to his collection of 24-karat gold scale models of some of the world’s most sought after classic sports cars. Joining the previous Aston Martin DB5, Mercedes-Benz 300SL and Ferrari 250 GTO is this breathtaking sculpture of a Lamborghini...

  • 1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV prototype

    The recent 2011 Amelia Island d’Elegance has proven to be a boon for classic car fans, both sellers and buyers. We already reported on a 1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico Vignale Coupe that went for a record $4.3 million, and we also saw a parade of classic Mercedes-Benz models at the Florida event. Now we have news of a very special 1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV Prototype, which fetched another record bid of $1,705,500 at the Gooding & Company vehicle auction, making this the most expensive Miura ever. The one-off pre-production Miura P400 SV Prototype was first shown at the 1971 Geneva...

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    Original 1965 Turin Salon Lamborghini Miura chassis found

    Originally shown at the 1965 Turin Salon, the Lamborghini Miura show car chassis has been in storage since 1978 on the island nation of Cyprus in the Mediterranean. Uncovered just a month ago sitting in the collection of Marios Kritikos, Cyprus' original Lamborghini dealer, the car has been...

  • 1968 Lamborghini Miura Roadster
    Lamborghini's unique Miura Roadster for sale

    Only one original Lamborghini Bertone Miura Roadster was ever created, and now that special car is headed for sale in Switzerland. The Kidston auction house is offering the car, which was originally designed as a pure exercise in aesthetics to preserve interest in the Miura Coupe. A special feature...

  • 1968 Lamborghini Miura Roadster
    One-Off Lamborghini Miura Roadster Makes A Return

    The Lamborghini Miura Roadster concept has spent the past 40 years doing the rounds of motor shows and sitting idle in the hands of private collectors, a footnote in the annals of one of the most influential cars in history - the mid-engined Miura coupe. Now details of the stunning one-off Miura...

  • eBay Watch: 1970 Lamborghini MIURA "S"
    eBay Watch: 1970 Lamborghini MIURA "S"

    A very rare Lamborghini MIURA “S” has turned up for sale on eBay with only 14,244 miles on the clock despite it being a 1970 model. Everything about the car is factory original including its Giallo yellow paint and blue leather interior. Only 140 S edition Miuras were ever made, so this...

  • The Miura moves closer
    The Miura Moves Closer To Production

    Will Lamborghini’s new Enzo rival be labeled the Miura? There have been many suggestions that it will. This stunning Miura concept, recently shown again at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, is expected to spawn a new supercar built in limited numbers, roughly 300 to 400 units per year. It will...

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